Mission: The department of otolaryngology and head neck surgery works to enhance the quality of life of patients by decreasing morbidity by early diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to head and neck.
Services Available in the department:
General OPD: Disorders related to infections, tumours and cancers of ear nose throat ,Salivary glands, Thyroid gland and other head neck, Disorders of hearing , smell, speech and voice. Disorders related to allergy. Paediatric breathing and speech disorders. Managing deformities of nose, ear and face, snoring / sleep disordered breathing patients.
Procedures (Diagnostic and/or Therapeutic) offered by the department:
i). Diagnostic Endoscopies including Fibreoptic and RigidNasopharyngolarngoscopy and Otoendoscopy, videostroboscopy, Microscopy and Audiological services
ii). What are they aimed at? Diagnosis, Documentation and treatment of various disorders related to Ear Nose Throat and Head Neck. Early Detection of neonatal deafness and hearing thresholds, Early detection and Management of head neck cancer Patients
iii). Photographs of the instruments during the procedure
Surgeries offered for the surgical departments:
Surgical procedures will include Various ENT and Head neck emergencies like ear, nose foreign body removal, Bronchoscopy and Oesophagoscopy removal of foreign bodies, tracheostomy,
Ear Surgeries(Microscopic and endoscopic) including Myringotomy, tympanoplasty, myringoplasty, ossiculoplasty, mastoidectomy, Stapes surgery, Endolymphatic decompression, Cochlear implants
Nasal surgeries including Septoplasty, SMR, Turbinectomies, Dacryocystorhinostomy Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries, Adenoidectomy(Microdebrider assisted and coablation), Orbital &Optic nerve decompression
Throat Surgeries including Tonsillectomies, tongue tie release,
Laryngeal Proceduresincluding microlaryngeal surgeries
Head Neck Cancer Suringgeries
Paediatric upper airway surgeries including congenital deformities
Laser surgical procedures
Skull base Surgeries including trans sphenoidal pituitary surgeries, CSF Rhinorhea
Robotic surgeries including Transoral robotic surgeries, robotic thyroidectomies etc.
Surgery for Sleep Apnea(Snoring) including uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
Facial Plastic surgeryincluding Rhinoplasty
Research in the department: Department is involved in recent advances and research in field of otology, Rhinology, laryngology and head neck cancers through research projects which will open new opportunities for learning for students and enhance the patient care.